Flatiron School in Houston offers software engineer and data science boot camps. This boot camp model has become a popular way to learn new technical skills in a short, intensive period of time. Coding boot camps in 2019 were a $309 million industry and were expected to graduate about 23,000 developers, according to third-party coding boot camp directory Course Report. … [Read more...] about Flatiron School to offer scholarships to Houstonians underrepresented in tech
As queer theorist Eve Sedgwick wrote in a 1989 article that she entitled “How to Bring Your Kids Up Gay” as a sort of challenge to this paranoia, “It’s always open season on gay kids.” Sedgwick was writing at a time when “teachers in the primary and secondary levels of public school” were “subject to being fired, not only for being visibly gay, but, whatever their sexuality, for providing any intimation that homosexual desires, identities, cultures, adults, children, or adolescents have a right to expression or existence.” If that sounds familiar, it’s because that is still the case today. … [Read more...] about What Did You Learn at School Today? Homophobia.
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At the heart of these anti-transgender policies is the issue of child autonomy. In a world where transgender people face a high risk of suicide due to discrimination and a lack of support, outing is clearly a violent act. And yet, because transgender youth are not yet adults, the violence of these “parental notification” proposals is blunted by the weight of our cultural belief that a parent always knows best. … [Read more...] about How ‘Parental Permission’ Could Destroy Transgender Kids’ Privacy
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